From Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler & Maira Kalman

From Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler & Maira Kalman

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Daniel Handler recommending literature for rather specific situations, and discussing the charity First Book Canada.

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667darkavenue:

Why you should love Lemony Snicket (if you don’t already):

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Quizás llegue el día en que me guste alguien mas, pero no será lo mismo. Yo te quería, yo te quería con todo lo que soy. Todavía lo hago. Nadie se comparará contigo, con nadie seré la misma que fui una vez, ni siquiera cerca. Yo nunca voy a ser capaz de dar todo lo que soy a otra persona, porque, ya yo di mi todo hacia ti. Siempre te buscare en cada persona que conozca. Desearía poder decirte esto. Te voy a extrañar tanto.
You never love a book the way you love a book when you are ten. It is an honor to be in that sacred space in some children’s brains.
When she first got sick there was a very popular book about heaven. While she languished in the hospital I stayed up all night on espresso, taping the word heaven over with the word Las Vegas, every time it appeared in the book. Sometimes when I’m alone I get a warm feeling inside me and I know my mother’s in Las Vegas thinking of me.
Lila was looking at me with some gorgeous indecisive loveliness, like she couldn’t decide if I was cool because I could talk to this guy, like we were two cool guys standing near her, or if I’d just dragged him down and we were two lame guys who weren’t Keith and that was all we had to offer.

thesnicketfile:

We Are Pirates, by Daniel Handler

A long-awaited, upcoming novel following the story of a couple of high school girls who steal a ship and attack other boats in San Francisco bay.

Out February 3, 2015

To read an exclusive, short interview with Handler, head over to Entertainment Weekly.

moonyrocketship:

Q: Describe your week in the wilderness. It doesn’t have to be ideal.

Daniel Handler: A hotel with very weak coffee and room service that stops at 10 PM. And the next night, you discover with a shudder that they haven’t restocked the minibar and SO YOU END UP DRINKING RUM.

bohemian-rhapsody12:

Super Suicide Idol en We Heart It.

bohemian-rhapsody12:

Super Suicide Idol en We Heart It.

Boys weren’t mean because they liked you; it was because they were mean.
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Daniel Handler, Adverbs

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Daniel Handler, Adverbs